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Unbeaten Turkey maintain run

Published: Wednesday 26 March 2008, 19.05CET
Turkey 3-0 Liechtenstein
İlhan Parlak, Nuri Şahin and Zafer Yelen were all on target as Turkey strengthened their play-off hopes.
Unbeaten Turkey maintain run
Nuri Şahin was on target for Turkey ©Getty Images

Match statistics

TurkeyLiechtenstein

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target3
 
0
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners0
 
0
Fouls committed0
 
0
Yellow cards1
 
2
Red Cards0
 
0

Standings

Group 2: CZE / UKR / TUR / ARM / LIE

PPts
Czech Republic Czech Republic614
Turkey Turkey513
Ukraine Ukraine712
Armenia Armenia67
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein80
Last updated: 19/04/2013 11:24 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
Published: Wednesday 26 March 2008, 19.05CET

Unbeaten Turkey maintain run

Turkey 3-0 Liechtenstein
İlhan Parlak, Nuri Şahin and Zafer Yelen were all on target as Turkey strengthened their play-off hopes.

Turkey remain in a strong position to reach the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying play-offs after defeating point-less Liechtenstein in Adana.

Two wins away
Although it took until the stroke of half-time for İlhan Parlak to break the deadlock, Nuri Şahin doubled the lead not long before the hour mark and Zafer Yelen completed the scoring late on. Turkey, who have won four times and drawn once in five Group 2 games, are now second in the section, a point ahead of Ukraine with two matches in hand. Moreover, they are now just a point adrift of the Czech Republic and have three fixtures left to the leaders' two. Should Turkey win their next fixture in Armenia on 20 August, another victory on 6 September at home to the Czechs will seal top spot and a play-off berth for the finals in Sweden. Liechtenstein have now played their last qualifier of this edition.

Last updated: 27/03/13 6.51CET

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Lineups

Turkey

Turkey

Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein

7
Özer HurmacıÖzer Hurmacı
11
BatlinerMarco Batliner
Substitution75
11
İlhan Parlakİlhan Parlak
Goal45
3
BeckSven-John Beck
8
YelenZafer Yelen
Goal85
Substitution87
1
BiçerCengiz Biçer (GK)
10
Nuri ŞahinNuri Şahin (C)
Goal58
10
S. BüchelStefan Büchel (C)
Yellow Card22
9
Mehmet BatdalMehmet Batdal
Substitution65
5
BühlerChristoph Bühler
5
Eren GüngörEren Güngör
8
ChristenMathias Christen
Substitution87
6
Volkan ŞenVolkan Şen
7
D. SpaltDominic Spalt
Substitution80
1
Ufuk CeylanUfuk Ceylan (GK)
2
VögeliMarco Vögeli
2
DurmuşBayram Durmuş
Substitution67
6
M. BüchelMartin Büchel
4
Aykut DemirAykut Demir
Yellow Card46
4
RitzbergerMarco Ritzberger
Yellow Card7
3
Alparslan ErdemAlparslan Erdem
9
ChristenAndreas Christen

Substitutes

13
Ferhat ÖztorunFerhat Öztorun
12
B. BüchelBenjamin Büchel (GK)
16
YanikdemirUgur Yanikdemir
15
WolfingerMarco Wolfinger
12
Onur KıvrakOnur Kıvrak (GK)
13
Val. FlatzValentin Flatz
15
Barış AtaşBarış Ataş
Substitution87
14
VogtJonas Vogt
Substitution75
14
Emre BalakEmre Balak
Substitution67
16
O. SpaltOliver Spalt
Substitution80
17
AdemBüyük Adem
Substitution65
17
YildizSeyhan Yildiz
Substitution87
18
Barış MemişBarış Memiş

Coach

Ümit Davala (TUR) Pius Fischer (LIE)

Referee

Akmalkhan Kholmatov (KAZ)

Assistant referees

Bagytpek Kopzhassarov (KAZ), Serik Zhappasbayev (KAZ)

Fourth official

Igor Kister (KAZ)

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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